Garis Name Meaning

German: variant of Gehris. French: variant of Garris. Greek (of Albanian origin): of uncertain origin; possibly a topographic name from Albanian garre ‘ditch’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Baris, Maris, Gares, Garris, Caris, Paris, Duris, Ris, Faris, Gabris

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Garis Family Origin

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Garis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith


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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garis family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garis. The most common Garis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Garis's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Garis | Data not to scale

Garis Historical Records

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Garis Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Garis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Garis in 1945 was 30, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garis

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